PGA Championship 2017 Betting Odds to Win: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy Favorites

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The PGA Championship 2017 betting odds had Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth as co-favorites at relatively long odds of just over 7/1. 

Spieth closed with a 2-under 68 at Firestone Country Club over the weekend, playing alongside Matt Kuchar just two weeks after their memorable duel at Royal Birkdale.

“I had a chance to do something special today, but after nine holes that was done,” Spieth said. “It was kind of nice playing a little relaxed golf. But I do miss the heat of things, and that’s the goal is to get back in the heat by Saturday, Sunday next week.”

Spieth will likely see the most wagering action coming into the USPGA, which kicks off this Thursday August 10.  Odds will be updated after each round of play and available for betting between rounds.  Once bets are placed, the price will be locked in.

“I would say Rory’s probably the guy to beat at this point next week,” Spieth said. “I played with him the first two days, and the way that he is driving the golf ball, if he continues to do it there he just has a massive advantage over the field at that point.”

While Spieth appears at the top of his game, McIlroy’s Majors success remains in limbo.

“I feel like I’ve been going for a fifth major for a long time,” the 28-year-old Northern Irishman said on a conference call to promote the Dell Technologies Championship, which he won last year.

“I think it’s about time I stepped up and won one. I’m excited to go back to Quail Hollow. Quail Hollow is one of those courses that I’ve had a lot of success on in the past. I’ve played well there basically every time I’ve went.

“I’ve had a couple of wins in Charlotte and a few other top 10s. I’ve been beaten in a play-off once before, also. Obviously they’ve redone a couple of the holes and the layout is a little bit different, but I’m excited to get back.

“To turn up to major championships knowing that you have a chance to win and to already have a couple of Wanamaker trophies… it would be nice to make that a hat-trick.”

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GOLF PICK WINNER - Aug 10

To Win PGA Championship 2017

Rory McIlroy

    725

Jordan Spieth

    725

Dustin Johnson

    1215

Rickie Fowler

    1415

Hideki Matsuyama

    1225

Jason Day

    3065

Jon Rahm

    2550

Brooks Koepka

    2758

Justin Rose

    3569

Adam Scott

    3569

Sergio Garcia

    4050

Henrik Stenson

    3065

Justin Thomas

    4247

Brendan Grace

    5250

Daniel Berger

    6050

Paul Casey

    3065

Tommy Fleetwood

    5250

Marc Leishman

    7550

Thomas Pieters

    5250

Matt Kuchar

    6750

Bubba Watson

    8050

Phil Mickelson

    4050

Alex Noren

    8050

Charley Hoffman

    5850

Zach Johnson

    8050

Jimmy Walker

    15250

Rafael Cabrera-Bello

    9832

Patrick Reed

    9832

Xander Schauffele

    15130

Ian Poulter

    10750

Kevin Chappell

    7250

Gary Woodland

    8050

Charl Schwartzel

    12550

J.B. Holmes

    10250

Kevin Kisner

    12550

Louis Oosthuizen

    15250

Brian Harman

    15250

Tony Finau

    8050

Bill Haas

    11930

Jason Dufner

    15250

Jamie Lovemark

    15250

Keegan Bradley

    15250

Brandt Snedeker

    14345

Patrick Cantlay

    15130

Ross Fisher

    15250

Brendan Steele

    8050

Haotong Li

    15130

Lee Westwood

    12550

Francesco Molinari

    6250

Adam Hadwin

    11928

Webb Simpson

    15130

Shane Lowry

    15250

Si Woo Kim

    15250

Jhonattan Vegas

    13550

Lucas Glover

    10250

Thorbjorn Olesen

    20250

Russell Henley

    14342

James Hahn

    20250

Matthew Fitzpatrick

    22862

Bernd Wiesberger

    10250

Kyle Stanley

    15250

Danny Lee

    12550

Graham DeLaet

    20250

Alexander Levy

    20250

Joost Luiten

    20250

Emiliano Grillo

    12550

Daniel Summerhays

    13250

Russell Knox

    15250

Billy Horschel

    12550

David Lingmerth

    20250

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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